Job 9:23

“If the scourge slay suddenly, he will laugh at the trial of the innocent.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If the scourge slay suddenly, hee will laugh at the triall of the innocent.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If the scourge kills suddenly, He mocks the despair of the innocent.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If the scourge slay suddenly, He will mock at the trial of the innocent.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If death comes suddenly through disease, he makes sport of the fate of those who have done no wrong.
- Basic English Bible

If the scourge kill suddenly, he mocketh at the trial of the innocent.
- Darby Bible

If the scourge shall slay suddenly, he will laugh at the trial of the innocent.
- Webster's Bible

If the scourge kills suddenly, he will mock at the trial of the innocent.
- World English Bible

If a scourge doth put to death suddenly, At the trial of the innocent He laugheth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

If the scourge slay suddenly, He will mock at the calamity of the guiltless.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 9:23


9:23 Suddenly - If some common judgment come upon a people. Laugh - God will be well pleased, to see how the same scourge, which is the perdition of the wicked, is the trial of the innocent, and of their faith, which will be found unto praise and honour and glory.


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